If you own a single-family home, chances are you have also purchased homeowners' insurance. Your mortgage lender is sure to have required you to buy insurance, in order to protect its collateral (your home). And even if you don't have a mortgage on your home, the high cost of any damage that occurs to it, or of your liability if someone is injured there, makes it worth your while to buy and maintain a comprehensive insurance policy. Here, we explore how that policy should work for you over the time that you own your home.
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Slip and Fall Accidents: Insurance Coverages and How to Make a Claim
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